The truth is it seems to be more taboo to criticise Islamism in Britain these days than it is here in Beirut.
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Nahla Mahmoud writes about apostasy laws around the world, what they are and why they shouldn’t exist in the twenty-first century.
Mostly male, shaven-headed and white, they can be found in almost any of Britain’s urban centres – a jostling crowd beneath a thicket of placards and Crosses of St. George.
Extremism may never be too far from the gaze of the topical political commentator, but events in Woolwich and subsequent EDL activity have ensured a stark rise in the column inches expended in service to the issue.
The French liberation of Mali from islamists should be welcomed by the left.
For the Home Office, its recently relaunched Prevent strategy was its third attempt at creating an effective counter-extremism strategy.
George Readings explains why the 7/7 inquest into the July 7th al-Qaeda bombings in London fails to help us understand the modern terrorist threat.
Egypt, like many other places in the Middle East, is entering a new phase, where the Muslim Brotherhood, just like Mubarak, are increasingly viewed as ugly ghosts of the past.
To mount an effective challenge to the casual bigotry of the dinner-table as well as the EDL and al-Muhajiroun, Baroness Warsi needs to explain who an extremist is.
TweetMore than two thirds of convicted UK-based Islamist terrorists are British nationals, almost half are from London, nearly one third have attended university and a similar proportion were in full-time employment at the time of their involvement in terrorism. Furthermore, three quarters of terror plots in the UK have involved individual members who had trained […]